Little House on the Prairie

Series

Little House on the Prairie

Heartwarming saga of a frontier family's struggles and triumphs on a farm near Walnut Grove, Minn., in the 1870s. Based on the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder (whose character doubles as narrator), it was the signature achievement of star-executive producer Michael Landon. It relates the family's experiences dealing with natural disasters and health problems, notably the poignant story of Mary Ingalls' blindness. In its final season, it was titled 'Little House: A New Beginning.'

Genres

Drama, Family, Romance, Western, adaptation, family

Cast

Linwood Boomer, Kevin Hagen, Karen Grassle, Merlin Olsen, Brenda Turnbaugh, Michael Landon, Stan Ivar, Sidney Greenbush, Melissa Gilbert, Charlotte Stewart, Patrick Laborteaux, Alison Arngrim, Jason Bateman, Richard Bull, Hersha Parady, Leslie Landon, Dabbs Greer, Lucy Lee Flippin, Brenda Turnbeaugh, Jonathan Gilbert, Ketty Lester, Lindsay Greenbush, Wendy Turnbeaugh, Dean Butler, Shannen Doherty, Bonnie Bartlett, Melissa Sue Anderson, Allison Balson, Victor French, Missy Francis, Karl Swenson, Katherine MacGregor, Pamela Roylance

Rating

Rating not available

Year

1974

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Hard times force the Ingalls to move to the city of Winoka, Dak. Part 1 of two. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Albert: Matthew Laborteaux. Standish: Leon Charles.
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Conclusion. The Garveys and Olesons also move to Winoka. Michael Landon. Standish: Leon Charles. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Harlan: Cletus Young. Oleson: Richard Bull. Ames: David Hooks. Josie: Jodean Lawrence.
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A farmer sees no future for his blind son until the husky youth plays in a football game. Standish: Leon Charles. Hoskins: Peter Canon. Garvey: Merlin Olsen. Luke: J. Andrew Kenny.
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A fat man is ashamed of his size, so he takes up residence where he won't be seen---at the school for the blind. Charles: Michael Landon. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Bess Bevins: Kate Woodville. Amelia: Julie Anne Haddock. Dr. Moore: Walker Edmiston. Ames: David Hooks.
In this episode...
Heartwarming saga of a frontier family's struggles and triumphs on a farm near Walnut Grove, Minn., in the 1870s. Based on the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder (whose character doubles as narrator), it was the signature achievement of star-executive producer Michael Landon. It relates the family's experiences dealing with natural disasters and health problems, notably the poignant story of Mary Ingalls' blindness. In its final season, it was titled 'Little House: A New Beginning.'
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Conclusion. The Ingalls try to convince the town's founder that Walnut Grove can be revived. Michael Landon, Karen Grassle. Garvey: Merlin Olsen. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mrs. Oleson: Katherine MacGregor.
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The exiles from Walnut Grove return to find the town dying. Second of three parts. Michael Landon, Karen Grassle. Hanson: Karl Swenson. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Albert: Matthew Laborteaux. Dr. Baker: Kevin Hagen. Garvey: Merlin Olsen.
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Laura is jealous of all the attention Charles is giving to his new "son" Albert (Matthew Laborteaux). Caroline: Karen Grassle. Nellie: Alison Arngrim. Mrs. Oleson: Katherine MacGregor. Alice: Hersha Parady. Denzil: Kraig Metzinger.
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Mrs. Oleson becomes Walnut Grove's new gossip columnist. Murdock: John Hillerman. Otto Schiller: King Moody. Erich Schiller: Ike Eisenmann. Maria Schiller: Lisa Pera. Mrs. Foster: Ruth Foster. Alice: Hersha Parady.
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The prospect of a blind couple raising a family haunts Mary after Adam proposes. Reverend Corliss: Lou Fant. Charles: Michael Landon. Ames: David Hooks. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Susan: Michelle Downey. Reverend Alden: Dabbs Greer.
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As a test of manhood, Charles and Garvey send their sons off to fend for themselves in the wilderness. Albert: Matthew Laborteaux. Andy: Patrick Laborteaux. Mrs. Channing: Dorothy Konrad. Charles: Michael Landon. Garvey: Merlin Olsen.
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Andy learns to be wary of tutoring from Nellie (Alison Arngrim). Alice: Hersha Parady. Albert: Matthew Laborteaux. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mrs. Oleson: Katherine MacGregor.
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Part 1 of two. Mary and Adam (Linwood Boomer) seek a new home for their students. Joe Kagan: Moses Gunn. Charles: Michael Landon. Standish: Leon Charles. Ames: David Hooks. Larrabee: Don "Red" Barry. Alden: Dabbs Greer.
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Conclusion. Mrs. Oleson joins the blind students journeying to meet a group en route to their new school. Mrs. Oleson: Katherine MacGregor. Charles: Michael Landon. Joe Kagan: Moses Gunn.
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Carrie conjures up a make-believe friend (Sidney Greenbush). Shaughnessy: Tom Clancy. Swaggart: Dolph Sweet. Perkins: George D. Wallace. Watkins: Burke Byrnes. Henderson: William Wintersole.
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Albert is apprenticed to an elderly Jewish coffin maker (John Bleifer). Larrabee: Don "Red" Barry. Charles: Michael Landon. Aaron: Alvin Kupperman. Nellie: Alison Arngrim. Brower: Frank de Kova. Willie: Jonathan Gilbert. Zeke: Tony Becker.
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A youngster feigns blindness to prevent his parents from splitting up. Michael Landon. Timothy: Bert Kramer. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Belle: Kathryn Leigh Scott. Mrs. Herzog: Maureen Lee.
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A hard-drinking drifter courts a prim woman (Eileen Heckart). Widow Mumford: Ysabel MacCloskey. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Jason: Sean Frye.
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News of Mary's pregnancy leads Adam's father to offer his son a law-school education in New York. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Adam: Linwood Boomer. Miss Elliott: Ellen Regan. Eli: Dain C. Turner. Holly: Martha Nix.
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An elderly eccentric may be evicted from her house by Mrs. Oleson (Katherine MacGregor). Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Albert: Matthew Laborteaux. Andy: Patrick Laborteaux. Oleson: Richard Bull. Nellie: Alison Arngrim. Willie: Jonathan Gilbert.
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Garvey humiliates Judd Larrabee in front of his family. Kagan: Moses Gunn. Andy: Patrick Laborteaux. Judge Parker: Jeff Corey. Charles: Michael Landon. Adele Larrabee: Joan Tompkins. Alice: Hersha Parady.
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Suddenly Mary can tell light from dark, raising hopes of regaining sight. Dr. Fromm: Nathan Adler. Adam: Linwood Boomer. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Albert: Matthew Laborteaux.
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Charles visits a rancher (Charles Cioffi) unnerved by his favorite son's death. Leslie Harper: Jenny Sullivan. Samantha: Kyle Richards. Thomas: Bobby Rolofson. Gargan: Eddie Quillan. Sandy: Edwin Owens.
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Diseased mutton produces an outbreak of anthrax in Walnut Grove. Michael Landon. Seth Berwick: Matt Clark. Garvey: Merlin Olsen. Slade: Jerry Hardin. Dr. Baker: Kevin Hagen. Virgil Fenton: Charles Parks. Garth Fenton: Peter Kilman. Bess: Carolyn Conwell.